The new rules:
Source: Hayward, "Riders can't convince Manchester Water Works of horse sense", NH Union Leader, April 24, 2014.
- Allow horses on gravel fire roads, as long as they wear some kind of diaper or waste-collection device.
- Allow horses on nearly all watershed property if part of a commission-approved, organized riding event. Event plans must include immediate removal of horse droppings.
- Prohibit horses in the water or on the shoreline, beaches, boat launches or public parks.